Oprah Winfrey says she ‘cannot be silenced’ by Russell Simmons

Oprah Winfrey sounded off on Russell Simmons and debunked rumors that she divorced herself from the upcoming documentary about his rape accusers because she was punked or intimidated. “This is not a victory for Russell, and I unequivocally say that I did not pull out because of Russell,” the 65-year-old billionaire network owner told “CBS […]

Meet the mastermind behind the true-life story of STEP

STEP is the amazing true-life story of an all girls’ high-school step team set against the background of the heart of Baltimore. The film documents these young women learning to laugh, love and thrive—on and off the stage even when faced with the worst adversities. Rolling out sat down with the mastermind behind the film, […]

Kendrick Lamar bringing short film, ‘m.A.A.d’ to Sundance NEXT Fest

I was on the train recently and some guy said, “man, Kendrick can’t keep playing all these shows performing songs from his first album still two years later.” And why not? It’s quality. There’s been talk that Kendrick Lamar is currently working on his sophomore compilation, which very well might be true, but it seems […]

Highlights from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah — Celebrities, filmmakers and aspiring moviemakers converged on this picturesque city in the mountains above Salt Lake City for the 30th anniversary of the founding of arguably the world’s most prestigious film festival, Sundance Film Festival. Within the smorgasbord of films, screenings, parties and A-list celebs on Main Street, The Black House […]

Lauryn Hill set to narrate Sundance film fest documentary

Embattled singer Lauryn Hill has signed on to narrate a Sundance film festival documentary called Concerning Violence. The documentary, by Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, takes a look at the difficulties encountered by the African Liberation movements of the 1960’s and 70’s. Hill has been very busy since her release from prision late last year […]